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This category relates to all things to do with food and drink in Preston, from food festivals to the latest news on restaurants, bars and pubs in the city

Nawaabs give thanks to NHS with huge food donation at Royal Preston Hospital

Nawaabs Preston have shown their support for NHS workers by donating food for over 100 people to Royal Preston Hospital. The donation was a token of appreciation for the hard […]

3 weeks ago
Beech’s Fine Chocolates celebrate centenary year in the same factory where it all began

Founded in 1920, Beech’s Fine Chocolates is celebrating their centenary year in the same factory on Fletcher Road in the heart of Preston. Now under the control of the Whiting […]

1 month ago
Full tier-3 and Christmas restrictions for Preston and Lancashire

Christmas lights in Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall It has been announced today (Thursday 17 December) that all of Lancashire will remain in tier-3. This is after a rise in coronavirus cases across many places in the area. This means […]

1 month ago
‘Cases have not fallen to a sufficient degree’ leader of Preston City Council on tiers decision

Councillor Matthew Brown An announcement by Matt Hancock this morning (Thursday 17 December) revealed that Preston would remain in tier-3. Due to Covid-19 cases rising in the last fortnight all of Lancashire is […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner It has been announced that Lancashire will be staying in the tier-3 restrictions. This is after a rise in coronavirus cases across many places in Lancashire. The seven-day average per […]

1 month ago
Plau bar in Friargate to be made grade-II listed building

58 historic places in the North West have been added to the National Heritage List for England during 2020. As the year draws to a close, Historic England are celebrating […]

1 month ago
Tributes as popular Preston doorman and ‘true gent’ Dave Purcell passes away

Dave Purcell Pic: Baker Street / Facebook Tributes are flooding in for well-loved Preston doorman Dave Purcell, who has passed away. Dave worked at venues in the city including Tokyo Jo’s for decades. Most recently he was […]

1 month ago
How sales of these Christmas hampers are supporting Preston families in need

A Christmas hamper from The Larder The Larder is selling festive hampers full of local and ethical products to help fund its Christmas Kids in the Kitchen programme. Kids in the Kitchen addresses the issue of […]

1 month ago
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